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Man exposes himself, touches 9-year-old girl at Queens subway station: police
SUNNYSIDE, Queens — Police are looking for the man accused of exposing himself and touching a young girl at a Queens subway station. The man approached a 9-year-old girl while onboard a southbound 7 train while en route to the 52nd Street subway station in the area bordering Sunnyside and Woodside l
Brooklyn Man Arrested For Nassau County Murder: Police
A Brooklyn man was arrested on Tuesday and charged with the murder of a Hempstead man, who was shot early Monday morning in Hempstead. According to police, two men were shot in front of 100 Terrace Ave. just after 2:45 a.m. Monday. One of the men, Matthew Gilreath, 28, of Hempstead, died from his in
Norma Gonsalvez: ICE Must Stay At Nassau County Jail
The East Meadow community is the home of the Nassau County Jail which incarcerates some very violent criminals. The safety and well-being of our children, adults and community members are primary responsibilities of the Nassau County Executive. Regardless of political party our county executives, ov
Sea of blue packs funeral for slain NYPD Detective Brian Simonsen
Thousands of NYPD officers, from beat cops to top brass, packed a Long Island church Wednesday to say a final farewell to Detective Brian Simonsen, who was killed last week by friendly fire while responding to a Queens robbery.
Nassau County Police Seeking Suspect in Connection with Uniondale Shooting
Uniondale, NY - February 19, 2019 - The Third Squad detectives are investigating a shooting that occurred on Monday, February 18, 2019 in Uniondale. According to detectives, police responded to New York Avenue for a person that was shot. Upon arrival the officers located a male gunshot victim and tr
Driver With 24 License Suspensions Arrested: Garden City Police
Two packages, each containing ten Apple cell phones, were reported stolen from the Fed-Ex facility on Clinton Road on Feb. 13. The total loss is approximately $18,000. An officer stopped a vehicle for driving 55 MPH on Clinton Road on Feb. 14. Upon investigation, the driver, a 37-year-old man from A
Nassau County Expects Winter Weather On Wednesday, Warming Centers Open
In anticipation of Wednesday afternoon’s expected snowfall, Nassau County Executive Laura Curran warns of hazardous driving conditions and advises residents to take extra precautions, particularly during Wednesday evening’s commute.
Subway Rider Killed When Clothing Gets Caught on Moving Train at Grand Central: Sources
A subway rider was killed at Grand Central Terminal when a piece of clothing got caught on a moving train, dragging him underneath the train, law enforcement sources said. The 39-year-old victim was found in the East River tunnel of the 7 train on the Queens-bound side just outside the station, the
New York State Court of Appeals: Public allowed to see police body camera footage
NEW YORK (AP) — Police body camera footage is subject to public disclosure under New York law, a state appeals court ruled Tuesday. The Appellate Division panel rejected a police union’s argument that body camera footage constitutes a personnel record and is therefore covered by a state law keeping
Video shows driver using sidewalk to pass Brooklyn school buses
BOROUGH PARK, Brooklyn (WABC) -- A former New York State Assemblyman from Brooklyn has released a video of a driver purportedly using the sidewalk to go around parked school buses, coming within inches of young children.
Local Leaders Look to Belmont Project with Hope and Trepidation
The response to the Belmont Park Redevelopment Project in Elmont has varied across Queens, Brooklyn and Long Island, with some local leaders concerned about property values and congestion while others look ahead to the benefits for local businesses.
School bus driver revived with Narcan after crashing in New Jersey
NEWARK, New Jersey (WABC) -- The driver of a school bus carrying children with special needs was revived with the narcotic overdose drug Narcan after crashing in New Jersey Wednesday, according to authorities, and now she is under arrest.
Group of co-workers claims largest jackpot in New York State Lottery history
CBS NY - The ticket to the largest Mega Millions jackpot in New York State Lottery history was claimed Tuesday. The eighth-largest Mega Millions jackpot in history now belongs to a group of 23 co-workers who came forward anonymously in January to form an LLC named, appropriately, "New Life 2019."
Police official: ‘Empire’ actor Jussie Smollett is now a suspect; detectives presenting case to grand jury
CHICAGO — Police official: “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett is now a suspect and detectives are presenting case to grand jury. This is a developing story. Check back for updates.
Murders up 55% so far this year, fueled by a surge in northern Brooklyn
Murders citywide are up 55% so far this year, even as the overall crime rate is down 8%. There were 48 slayings in the city this year through Sunday, compared to 31 during the same period last year, NYPD stats show.
Children Injured After Fire Rips Through New York City Apartment
A fire that burned through an apartment in The Bronx injured several people including five children Wednesday afternoon, officials say. Four of the children were hospitalized. At least one child, who was transported to Jacobi Medical Center, was listed in critical condition, with police saying there
Zombie Deer Disease In New York State
There is a disease spreading through deer that makes them zombie like and emaciated. It has affected deer in twenty four states including New York. It's official name is Chronic Wasting Disease but it is also called zombie deer disease. It is an illness that has been found in deer across twenty four
Queens gang members charged with beating NYC correction officers
Two suspected gangbangers are charged with beating up correction officers in Queens Criminal Court, authorities said Wednesday. Brandon Bledman and Nicholas Morris allegedly refused to step back into a holding cell before pummeling the officers at the Queens Detention Center Annex in Kew Gardens on
Tuition-Free Medical School Is Coming To Long Island
MINEOLA, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — A primary care physician could be your pediatrician, or the doctor that follows you through midlife life into geriatric medicine. But there is a nationwide shortage of these doctors and a new school is hoping free tuition will lure med students into primary care, CBS2’s
Second Person To Be Sentenced For Acid Attack On Queens Woman
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – A second person involved in an acid attack on a Queens woman will be sentenced today. Jerry Mohammed pleaded guilty to throwing acid on Alexandra Dyer as she left work back in 2015, leaving her with severe burns.